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12 Awesome Things To Do In Melbourne This Weekend

By Sophie Hodges - 08 Nov 2018


I don’t want to stress anyone out, but the end of the year is creeping up fast guys. But have no fear, we've rounded up some rad things to check out this weekend, allowing you to start capitalising on the great weather – yes I know we had monsoon rains in Melbourne on Tuesday, don’t @ me.

Let’s get into it, shall we?

All Weekend

NIGHT NOODLE MARKETS

Celebrate the return of the Night Noodle Markets at Birrarung Marr and enjoy some of Melbourne’s best Asian market stalls. Kicking off on Thursday, the Night Noodle Market runs every night until November 25.

When: Thursday 8 November to Sunday 25 November
Where: Birrarung Marr
For more info, click here.

LIDO ON THE ROOF

Lindo on the Roof is back for the warmer months and we couldn’t be happier. This weekend kicks off the Summer 2018/19 program, so enjoy that warm breeze and a bev while watching a film under the stars.

When: November onwards
Where: Lido Rooftop
For more info, click here.

MELBOURNE CERAMICS MARKET

Melbourne Ceramics Market is back with a highly curated collection of over 45 emerging and established ceramic makers. Grab a coffee from the coffee truck and peruse the incredible handmade pieces.

When: Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 November
Where: Fiveasy Upstairs
For more info, click here.

CODE LIKE A GIRL | ROAMING CLASSROOM FOR REBEL GIRLS

It’s no secret, digital is taking over, and if you know what’s good then you know coding is the future. Code Like a Girl is launching their Roaming Classroom for Rebel Girls, a travelling pop-up to make coding more accessible. They’ve got dates set at a few Melbourne locations, with the first kicking off this weekend. So check them out and get badass with your tech skills.

When: Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 November
Where: Altona Library
For more info, click here.

THE STATE ROSE AND GARDEN SHOW

Celebrating its sixth year, the State Rose and Garden Show is back, and they’re hooking us up with some must-try ice cream flavours, created exclusively by Billy Van Creamy. Have a wander through the free event, checking out 5000+ award-winning blooms and enjoying a scoop of Pistachio & Rose Ice Cream or Strawberry & Rose Sorbet.

When: Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 November
Where: Victoria State Rose Garden
For more info, click here.

Thursday 8 November

DRINKING HISTORY TOURS FITZROY

Get acquainted with one of Melbourne’s most loved suburbs, Fitzroy. Drinking History Tours has just launched a new Fitzroy tour, and they’re promising to take you to some of the suburbs hidden gems. You’ll get great food, booze and might learn a thing or two along the way.

When: Thursday 8 November, 6pm to 9pm
Where: Various Locations, Fitzroy
For more info, click here.

MELBOURNE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA’S HARRY POTTER FILM CONCERT SERIES

What’s better than watching Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban? Watching Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban with a live Symphony Orchestra. Need we say more?

When: 8, 9 & 10 November
Where: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
For more info, click here.

Friday 9 November

ARBORY.LIVE

In case you’ve been under a rock, the gang behind Arbory Afloat are basically taking over Melbourne this Summer, and we’re okay with it. The team has just launched Arbory.Live, a ten-week music and performance extravaganza. Each weekend Arbory Afloat will host Arbory.Live, curated by Arbory owner’s HQ Group, Grey Goose, Supple Fox and Skylab Radio, featuring special music acts, DJs and theatrical performances.

When: Friday 9 November to Monday 31 December
Where: Arbory Afloat
For more info, click here.

Saturday 10 November

MELBOURNE ZOO BLOCK PARTY

Melbourne Zoo it getting lit after dark with their series of Saturday block parties in November. The twilight sessions will include DJ sets, video projections, food trucks, booze and so much more. Oh, and you also get to hang with the animals.

When: Saturday 10 November, 6pm to 9pm
Where: Melbourne Zoo
For more info, click here.

Sunday 11 November

BINGO ACADEMY AT TOKYO TINA

Tokyo Tina is throwing up what could be one of Melbourne’s best brunch deals yet. This year they've launched 'bingo academy' which is basically a boozy brunch when you can try your hand at some bingo. Every Sunday the venue runs two bingo brunches, we’re talking Bloody Mary’s, bottomless Aperol spritzes, bubbly and beer, plus you’ll be feasting on Tokyo Tina’s incredible menu.

When: Sunday 11 November
Where: Tokyo Tina
For more info, click here.

DOGAPALOOZA

If you love dogs, and you also love music, then this one is for you. Dogapalooza is back, bringing together live music, food trucks, people and most importantly— dogs. Chill out at Burnley Oval with a cold beverage and enjoy the vibes.

When: Sunday 11 November
Where: Burnley Oval
For more info, click here.

THE ASTOR FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL

The Astor give us plenty in the way of film festivals, and this month they’re getting around French films. Spend your Sunday with a wine and some subtitles as the Astor are screening the 1962 classic, Jules and Jim.

When: Sunday 11 November
Where: The Astor Theatre
For more info, click here.

For The Diary

NOT TOO EARLY | WORKSMITH WORKSHOP

Learn about the importance of content and join Aussie Kristoffer Paulsen in a Worksmith workshop about why a professional photographer is so important for your business, with the focus being on hospitality businesses.

When: Monday 12 November, 11am to 12pm
Where: Worksmith
For more info, click here.

Have you caught the new trailer for True Detective? Check it out here.

Image credit: Arbory Afloat

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